Instagram Denies Report Claiming Its App Is ‘Toxic’ for Teen Girls

Instagram on Tuesday defended itself against a report that the social network harms the mental health of young girls, saying it plans to play down posts promoting myths about beautiful bodies. Instagram head of public policy Karina Newton pushed back against a Wall Street Journal report that cited Facebook research as showing its photo-centric Instagram … Read more

Facebook Says Services Restored After Outage

Facebook, Instagram and Messenger were down for thousands of users on Saturday (Representational) Facebook Inc said it has resolved a technical issue that caused some users trouble accessing Facebook, Messenger, Workplace and Instagram on Saturday. “We resolved the issue as quickly as possible for everyone who was impacted, and we apologize for any inconvenience,” a … Read more

“Big Step Towards Transparency”: Minister’s Praise For Facebook, Google

Ravi Shankar Prasad tweeted this afternoon about new IT rules. (File photo) New Delhi: Removal of “offensive posts” by social media giants like Google, Facebook and Instagram after the government’s new IT rules came into effect is a “big step towards transparency”, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said this afternoon. Facebook took action against more … Read more

How to Reset or Change Explore Page on Instagram

Instagram is one of the most popular social media apps and it allows users to share photos and videos with their friends, contacts, and followers. You can follow other Instagram users or creators and over the years, Instagram has become a popular advertising platform as well. It shows each user a feed that is based … Read more

UK Sets up New Regulatory Board to Curb Facebook, Google’s Power Over News Publishers

Google’s image used for representation (Image: Reuters) Britain’s Digital Secretary Oliver Dowden said he had asked the DMU to look at how a code could govern the relationships between platforms and content providers, such as news publishers. Reuters Last Updated:April 07, 2021, 14:34 IST FOLLOW US ON: Britain’s new regulator for tech giants Facebook and … Read more